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Addressing Social Networking Gripes with Shared Value

Luis Suarez

I am sure that if I would go ahead and ask you the very same question for social networking tools, they may not well be the same pet peeves, but I am certain you could name quite a few of them as well. Just think of it, what’s your social media pet peeve?

cooperation makes us human

Harold Jarche

Automation of procedural work is accelerating. What was considered knowledge work yesterday will be routine tomorrow, and workers will be replaced by software and machines. We should not try to work more like machines in order to compete with them. Cooperation is social.

50 suggestions for implementing 70-20-10

Jay Cross

Sharing 50 suggestions on putting 70-20-10 to work has consumed five posts spread over two months. Knowledge work has evolved into keeping up and taking advantage of connections. He is the world authority on 70:20:10 and these posts draw heavily on his work.).

The Continuing, Transformative Impact of IT

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Disruptive innovations take time to play out. Many trends reflect the growing dominance of the Internet as an enabling technology, as well as a model and metaphor for commercial and social interactions,” says the report in its introduction.

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Working Socially

Harold Jarche

Why should I, as an OD/HR/L&D professional, concerned with the human aspects of organizations, have to understand social media and enterprise social networks? With ubiquitous connectivity, more of our work is at a distance, either in space or time. Social means human.

Social learning is for human work

Harold Jarche

This past week I came across the theme of the changing nature of work several times. As computers transcend many human capabilities and work is dehumanized , we must focus on the skills and abilities where humans excel beyond any imaginable machine capability. SocialLearning Work

Connecting Companies and Markets

Harold Jarche

Management in the Network Era: It is only through innovative and contextual methods, the self-selection of the most appropriate tools and work conditions, and willing cooperation, that more productive work can be assured. In such a work environment, trust emerges.

leadership is learning

Harold Jarche

About 10 years ago I worked on a project with nursing staff as they changed their basic care model from one that was patient-centric to a model where “nurses engage the person/family to actively participate in learning about health” The McGill Model of Nursing is learning-centric.

The Seek > Sense > Share Framework

Harold Jarche

Simple standards facilitated with a light touch, enables knowledge workers to capture, interpret and share their knowledge. Personal knowledge management is a set of processes, individually constructed, to help each of us make sense of our world and work more effectively.

Social Business Is People to People Business – The Iberia Story

Luis Suarez

Over the last few weeks I have been working on the dissertation itself for this particular event and time and time again I have been thinking about different ways of how I would introduce the topic to such a rather selected audience. The future of work is social.

State of the Net 2012 – People Tweet Tacit Knowledge – Part Two

Luis Suarez

(This is Part Two of the series … Part One can be found over here) And on that spirit of what the real impact of Social Computing is, we are going to move onwards on to the second keynote speaker session that I would want to share with you all and talk for a bit about it.

mastery and models

Harold Jarche

Personal Knowledge Mastery. These disciplines have influenced my professional work which is based on individuals taking control of their learning and professional development and actively engaging in social networks and communities of practice.

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Learning is the work

Harold Jarche

Work is learning and learning is the work. Because the nature of work is changing. For example, automation is replacing most routine work. That leaves customized work, which requires initiative, creativity and passion. Share to inspire through your work.

Build trust, embrace networks, manage complexity

Harold Jarche

A new model for work is required. Hierarchies, simple branching networks, are obsolete. They work well when information flows mostly in one direction: down. But hierarchies are rather useless to create, innovate, or change. Networks. Knowledge-sharing.

Social Business Forum Highlights – Highlights from Breakout Sessions and Final Keynote

Luis Suarez

But, for now, I thought I would go ahead and leave you folks with that other article from the series of the Social Business Forum event that took place in Milan a few days ago, and which I was due one last update. Once again, I am on the road on to another business trip.

Skills for Learning Professionals…Part 2 | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

I like your meta skills, but … I was hoping that you would provide insight into the core skills and knowledge around communities and networks that learning professionals should have? I deeply appreciate that Tony distinguished between community and network learning skills.

Social Learning, Complexity and the Enterprise

Harold Jarche

Tweet The social learning revolution has only just begun. Corporations that understand the value of knowledge sharing, teamwork, informal learning and joint problem solving are investing heavily in collaboration technology and are reaping the early rewards. ~ Social learning.

50 suggestions for implementing 70-20-10

Jay Cross

Replacing today’s haphazard approaches with systematic, enlightened management accelerates the development of future workers and gets the entire organization working smarter. Convergence of work and learning. Work and learning have merged.

Blogging and Corporate Hippies by Luis Suarez

Luis Suarez

You gotta love Twitter and those wonderfully inspiring serendipitous knowledge discoveries that it helps you bump into, time and time again, because most of the times they surely help you make up for whatever the tough situation(s) you may be going through.

Not Your Father’s ROI

Jay Cross

It features an article in which Jon Husband and I delve into how to measure the impact of learning in the network era. Productivity in a Networked era: Not Your Father’s ROI. The network era now replacing the industrial age holds great promise. Increase in Network Size.

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Notes from 2004

Harold Jarche

Social networks, communities of practice, expertise locators, etc. have more potential and utility in this medium [the web] than centralized systems such as LCMS (learning content management systems)&# [The year before I had been working for a company selling an LCMS]. More thoughts & comments from 2004: Many companies are trying to find ways to motivate their knowledge workers. The rubber ball is work.

Is Social Business Ready to Face Internet Traffic Jams?

Luis Suarez

You know, there will always be a time, when you head back home, for you to catch up with everything in your social streams. How does a remote knowledge Web worker keep up then? but do we feel that social networking tools would also need to be available offline for us to be productive?

A framework for social learning in the enterprise

Harold Jarche

A framework for social learning in the enterprise. The social learning revolution has only just begun. Social learning. Why is social learning important for today’s enterprise? It is with each other that we can make sense, and this is social.

Transparent work

Harold Jarche

Tweet People are now the engine of change and the fuel is communications, says Jay Deragon in Systemic Impact of Social Technology. System outcomes can be influenced by numerous factors such as: Competitor innovation that attracts the market away from your business. These were professional associations, networks of researchers and administrators, and others. Communication in a network is not the same as what we may have considered as traditional business communications.

Why Do We Keep Insisting On Killing Productivity?

Luis Suarez

They keep telling us that we need to work more hours, increase our productivity and perhaps become more conscious of the time we spend at work. And, let’s face it, it’s working! They just keep working! No, I’m not being anti-social.

[liveblog] International Conf. of Univ. Libs: Morning talks

David Weinberger

Innovate differentiated services suiting our culture’s needs. We should reinvent our spaces, from social spaces to high-tech knowledge commons. We should help our students to be creative and innovate in “micro-spaces,” i.e., spaces dedicated to particular topics. Where are we in the economic, social, and cultural changes occurring now? The way knowledge, culture, and science are created, distributed, and consumed is changing.

Organizations and Complexity

Harold Jarche

From the evolving social organization we developed this table to show the differences between three archetypal organizations. Knowledge-Based View. Value Networks. Knowledge Acquisition. Social. Knowledge Capitalization. Patti Anklam , in discussing value networks and complexity states: Understanding of complexity provides a practical guide to managing context. You can’t manage a network, you can only manage its context. VALUE NETWORKS.

Skills for Learning Professionals…Part 2 | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

I like your meta skills, but … I was hoping that you would provide insight into the core skills and knowledge around communities and networks that learning professionals should have? I deeply appreciate that Tony distinguished between community and network learning skills.

Being social for learning and performance

Harold Jarche

Tweet Social learning has been a theme here for some time [my first post on the subject in 2005: from e-learning to s-learning ]. Recent research by CMU, MIT & Union College shows that being social is also a key to group performance: That collective intelligence, the researchers believe, stems from how well the group works together. For instance, groups whose members had higher levels of “social sensitivity&# were more collectively intelligent.

Top eLearning Posts

Tony Karrer

vs. 2.0 - Help Needed 1,206 17 21 Personal Learning Knowledge Work Environment 1,199 3 23 Course Authoring and Rapid eLearning Tool Satisfaction 1,155 8 6 Collaborative Learning Using Web 2.0 Tools - A Summary 1,147 2 28 Introduction to Wikis, Blogs, Social Bookmarking, Social Networking and RSS 702 5 25 eLearning Trends 1,820 9 24 Personal Learning Knowledge Work Environment 1,199 3 23 Web 2.0

Work Literacy Skills - New Workshop

Tony Karrer

Harold Jarche, Michele Martin and I are pleased to announce a new workshop offering that relates to the recent posts on Tool Set 2009 and to the issues of Work Literacy. Work Literacy Skills Workshop Was the last formal training you had on knowledge work skills the use of a card catalog and microfiche reader? We are left trying to figure out where all these new tools fit in our day-to-day work life and our professional life.

Notes from Tallinn

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Steve Wheeler - Creative Commons intro - Twitter intro - "Connect with professionals just like yourself all over the world" - Warlick: "For the first time we are preparing students for a future we cannot clearly describe." - describing old-style spirit-based duplicators - recall creating programs on the BBC microcomputer for nurses - early 80s - you don't give people knowledge, you give them literacies and skills - teams, etc - switch off for 60 seconds, what would you miss? Does work?

Reflecting on the first half of 2009

Jay Cross

MacWorld : learning infrastructure and social network infrastructure are converging. Any remaining training staff will become mentors, coaches and facilitators who work on improving core business processes, strengthening relationships with customers and cutting costs. Complexity, or maybe our appreciation of it, has rendered the world unpredictable, so the orientation of learning is shifting from past (efficiency, best practice) to future (creative response, innovation).

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eLearning Topics

Tony Karrer

this would be down notable dropping topics: games, simulations, knowledge, interactive and blended Karyn Romeis commented: Hmm. This works across any subset of the content including sources, keywords and arbitrary searches. 130) Work Skills (26) PWLE (16) Flash Quiz (8) Knowledge Work (40) That's a pretty fair representation of topics that I talk about. I've done a few posts in the past that take a look at the topics that are Hot Topics in Training.

Skills for Learning Professionals…Part 2 | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

I like your meta skills, but … I was hoping that you would provide insight into the core skills and knowledge around communities and networks that learning professionals should have? I deeply appreciate that Tony distinguished between community and network learning skills.

The Evolving Social Organization

Harold Jarche

Innovation abounds in the early stages and knowledge capitalization is aided by a common vision of the business. Current management wisdom – based on Robin Dunbar’s research ; the size of military units through history; and the work of management experts such as Tom Peters – considers the ideal size of an organization to be around 150 people. However, knowledge, and the acquisition of new knowledge, are still key factors for innovation and effectiveness.

2008 in retrospect

Jay Cross

Next year, I intend to start making the world a better place, and that’s going to take more oomph, focus, and work with others. We are in the midst of a great transition to an era of networks and service. Networks enable direct, static-free, one-to-one communication. Lead workshop: Innovation University at Eaton. Knowledge workers have replaced factory workers. Learnscapes : where informal learning and knowledge work converge.

Skills for Learning Professionals…Part 2

Nancy White

I like your meta skills, but … I was hoping that you would provide insight into the core skills and knowledge around communities and networks that learning professionals should have? Learning Community/Network Skills for Knowledge Workers and Learning Professionals.

Intelligent Communities Summit - Day One

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

It helps our scholars, working in a small town, stay connected. We've looked for ways to create and distribute knowledge to the world, and we feel this technology is one of the ways we can fulfill our mandate. About 80 communities around th world want to work together.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Offshoring and Healthcare

John Hagel

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel Exploration of emerging innovations on a broad array of edges that are rising up to challenge the core About Recent Posts The Great Reset Passion and Flow Economic Recovery? The technique is value network analysis.